Implementation

Be the change

UDL Guidelines - Version 2.0: Examples and Resources

Checkpoint 9.1: Promote expectations and beliefs that optimize motivation

III. Provide Multiple Means of Engagement

Self-Regulation

Key Considerations

  • How does this help learners meet the goal?
  • How does this account for the variability of all learners?
  • Are learners setting goals to help themselves stay motivated?

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Example/Resource Why UDL?
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Faces of Learning

Faces of Learning is a website that contains stories from a variety of learners. It tries to answer four fundamental questions: how do people learn; how do I learn; what does an ideal learning environment look like; and how do we create more ideal learning environments.

Age Group: All ages
Content Area: All areas
Cost: Free
Technology Involved: Internet connection

Why UDL? Faces of Learning features many stories of self-regulated learners and encourages learners to become more self-regulated..

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9.2: Facilitate personal coping skills and strategies

9.3: Develop self-assessment and reflection

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Helping My Students Set Goals the Smart Way

"Elona Hartjes shares the insights, resources, and practical classroom strategies that have earned her A Teacher of Distinction Award."

Age Group: K-12
Content Area: All areas
Cost: Free
Technology Involved: Internet connection to access; technology not needed to implement the strategies discussed

Why UDL? Elona's post "Helping my students set goals the smart way" offers ideas on guiding personal goal-setting and expectations.

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6.1: Guide appropriate goal-setting

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Setting Goals with Students

"This Scholastic blog offers weekly postings on topics ranging from technology integration, to classroom organization, to creative instructional strategies that keep it real and relevant for middle school teachers and students."

Age Group: K-12
Content Area: All areas
Cost: Free
Technology Involved: Internet connection to access; technology not needed to implement the strategies discussed

Why UDL? Stacey's post "Setting goals with my students" provides guidelines for holding goal-setting meetings with students.

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6.1: Guide appropriate goal-setting

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Goal Setting Worksheets

Find templates for goal-setting worksheets to use with your students to support their organizational skills.

Age Group: Elementary, Middle
Content Area: All Areas
Cost: Free
Technology Involved: Internet connection to access; can also choose to download and print out

Why UDL? These organizational worksheets are great examples of strategies that guide students' personal goal-setting.

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6.1: Guide appropriate goal-setting

Last Updated: 01/03/2012

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